• Computer Science
  • Published in J. Mobile Multimedia 2007

Mobility Support in IP Multicast: Proposals Review and Evaluation

  title={Mobility Support in IP Multicast: Proposals Review and Evaluation},
  author={Aisha Hassan and Farhat Anwar and Sufyan Al-Irhayim},
  journal={J. Mobile Multimedia},
Multicast is one-to-many or many-to-many delivery of packets. Multicast data delivery increases network efficiency and decreases the bandwidth demand by eliminating the need for redundant packets when more than one client wishes to access a data stream. With this in mind, the importance of multicast routing becomes evident. However, the main drawback of the current multicast routing protocols is that they are developed without mobility in mind. It is anticipated that many users are likely to… CONTINUE READING

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